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British National ID


“You may have heard that legislation creating compulsory ID Cards passed a crucial stage in the House of Commons. You may feel that ID cards are not something to worry about, since we already have Photo ID for our Passport and Driving License and an ID Card will be no different to that. What you have not been told is the full scope of this proposed ID Card, and what it will mean to you personally.

An interesting essay by Francis Stonor Saunders, “Freedom reductions thru ID cards,” was sent to Dave Farber’s IP list.

Image of the Queen from No2ID.